Kenya Burton is an award-winning poet, an awardee of the New York
Silver Key in Writing and NEA Big Read Award, and an activist from
Salinas, California. Through her work, she tackles difficult themes
around racism, classism, sexism, and the other “isms” that plague
America. She hopes to promote understanding and equality for the next
For George Floyd Help me… I can’t breathe… He’s going to kill me… Trigger finger, counterfeit bill, telling the officer he can’t breathe 15 times, one time too many. Taking another black man’s life ...
Mirror, Mirror “I am a collection of dismantled almosts”–Anne Sexton There is a parcel of land where everything is true in reverse. Ribbon-cutting ceremony into the Mayor’s grave plot, where Nana Ida is a ...